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Marriott Regional Manager of Internal Controls in Dover, Delaware

Job Number 23040679

Job Category Finance & Accounting

Location Western Regional Office, 17872 Gillette Avenue Suite 300, Irvine, California, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


The Regional Manager of Internal Controls is a key member of Americas Finance. This position is responsible for evaluating and improving the operational effectiveness and control environment for full-service hotels within the region (and may also review controls in select service hotels, on an as needed basis). Those activities are concerned with assisting and training hotels in strengthening and enhancing processes and tools to create strong internal controls which minimize risk and safeguard company assets. This individual will work closely with regional finance teams, property leaders and Internal Audit to identify control weaknesses and present recommendations to financial leaders. This position directly reports to the Regional VP Finance.



Scope Measures:

  • Number of Direct Reports - 0

  • Titles of Direct Reports – n/a

  • Number of FTEs - 1

  • Budget responsibilities - 0

Expected Contributions

List specific responsibilities and contributions critical to achieving the expected business results including performance contributions associated with the leadership band.

  • Develops objectives, plans and scope consistent with the objectives and priorities as indicated by the Regional VP Finance, with input from Internal Audit. Develops and/or enhances audit tools and reviews the internal controls within this region in the Americas. Conducts property visits to assess internal controls in areas which include Cash, PCard, Balance Sheet Certifications, Property Self Audit and Summary Risk Assessment (SRA) processes, and other key control initiatives as directed.

  • Ensures that accepted accounting and self-audit principles and policies are followed, and trains hotels about the adequacy and effectiveness of internal accounting procedures and operating systems and controls.

  • Confers with Company management on opportunities to improve policies, programs, and activities of the Americas; makes recommendations regarding specific areas of responsibility. Ensures consistent treatment and resolution of issues.

  • Meets with Company management at all levels to discuss audit plans and results and make recommendations to resolve findings requiring corrective action.

  • Participates in the training provided by the Internal Audit Department.

  • Works closely with Internal Audit to follow-up on issues and recommendations resulting from their own property and regional audits, and develops plans to improve overall control environment.

  • Train property teams on control environment enhancements and share best practices within and between regions


Knowledge and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques of accounting, and of financial records and transactions including, but not limited to, generally accepted accounting principals.

  • Strong communications (verbal and written), organization and presentation skills

  • Strong financial management and analytical skills; ability to identify trends in financial statements

  • Knowledge of purchasing, inventory controls, supplies and equipment

  • Knowledge of overall hotel operations and governances

  • Governmental regulations and safety standards (OSHA, EPA, ADA, CFC, NFPA)

  • Systems skills, including MS Office and hotel systems (Peoplesoft, ATLAS Enhanced, etc.)

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, strong time management skills

  • Ability to translate financial concepts into actionable business strategies and tactics

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and influence others at all levels, including senior management

  • Effective decision-making skills; can choose a prompt course of action amongst options involving uncertainty or risk

  • Strong problem-solving skills; encourages new innovative solutions when appropriate

  • Ability to build consensus amongst various stakeholders with competing priorities

  • Effective change management skills

Minimum Job Specifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience, including at least one of the following areas:

  • 1+ year as previous Marriott Director of Finance

  • 2+ years as previous Assistant Director of Finance

  • 3+ years experience in hotel auditing

  • Ability to travel approximately 75-80%

California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $81,525.00 to $174,271.00 annually.

Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $81,525.00 to $158,430.00 annually.

New York City & Westchester County, NY Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $98,644.00 to $174,271.00 annually.

Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $81,525.00 to $174,271.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.4616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law. Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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